Based in EMEA

Director of Research at Crowdfense

Let me introduce myself

Paolo Stagno

Director of Research at Crowdfense

"Some things in life are unpredictable, your Cyber Security doesn’t have to be one of them"

Paolo Stagno (aka VoidSec) has worked as a Penetration Tester for a wide range of clients across top-tier international banks, major tech companies and various Fortune 1000 industries.

He worked as a Vulnerability Researcher and Exploit Developer for Exodus Intelligence, where he was responsible for discovering and exploiting unknown vulnerabilities (zero days) in Windows OS, enterprise applications, network infrastructure components, IoT devices, new protocols, and technologies.

He is now the Director of Research at Crowdfense, focused on Windows OS offensive application security (kernel and user-land). He enjoys understanding our digital world, disassembling, reverse engineering and exploiting complex products and code.

In his own research, he discovered various vulnerabilities in software of multiple vendors and tech giants like eBay, Facebook, Google, HP, McAfee, Microsoft, Oracle, Paypal, VMware and many others.

Since the beginning of his career, he has enjoyed sharing his expertise with the security community through his website and blog (
He is also an active speaker in various security conferences around the globe like HITB, Typhooncon, Vulncon, Hacktivity, SEC-T, Droidcon, HackInBo, M0leCon, TOHack and Meethack.

A non-exhaustive list of public vulnerabilities and CVEs that he has discovered can be found at


  • - Offensive Security: OSCE
  • - eLearnSecurity: eCRE, eCXD, eCPPT, eWPTX, eWPT, eJPT
  • - CompTIA: CASP+, PenTest+
  • - Pentester Academy: SLAE32


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